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40th Anniversary Celebration – Join Us Sept. 28th

The Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Join us on September 28, as we celebrate the work, the history and the future of this lifesaving [...]

CAAW’s Main Office Gets a Remodel

2016 and 2017 have brought big changes to CAAW’s Vassar Street facility! In July CAAW finished a renovation of its family waiting area thanks to a grant from the Boris and Vera Bogart Foundation. [...]

NV Energy Donates Supplies for Transitional Housing

Each year during the holiday season, CAAW is lucky to receive dozens of holiday baskets from the NV Energy team. The baskets are filled with supplies for our clients and their children. This [...]

Reports of Fraudulent Door-to-Door Fundraising

Unfortunately, we have received some reports of fraudulent door-to-door solicitations on behalf of CAAW. The solicitations took place during the week of December 14th, 2016 in southwest Reno. [...]

More Transitional Housing Open in May

CAAW is proud to announce that it is opening a second transitional housing (TH) facility in May, 2016. This 12-unit facility, combined with CAAW’s existing seven unit TH complex, dramatically [...]

“Comings and Goings” Puts Participants in a Victim’s Shoes

CAAW supporters recently gathered at the Vassar Office to learn more about CAAW and to participate in an exercise designed to help develop a better understanding about the lives of the clients [...]

Partnership Opens More Housing to Survivors

CAAW has entered into a partnership with the Reno Housing Authority (RHA) which will expand CAAW’s transitional housing (TH) program. This project, called Moving to Work, will offer five [...]

Give Where You Live – Coming to CAAW Soon

CAAW is excited to participate in its second year of the Nevada Big Give – 24 hours of online giving. What is it? It’s one incredible chance to shape the lives of domestic violence victims [...]

Master’s Thesis, Personal Experience Combine to Benefit CAAW

Open JAR: A Potentialist Romance…Almost is an original performance piece created by Kelsey Sweet to generate awareness and discussion about sexual violence. Kelsey is writing, producing and [...]